Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Italy's Pizza Police Leave No Stone Unturned In Their Quest for Real Pizza

Real Pizza from procphil

It's an old article from The Times but I believe it's still worth reminding everyone of...

Pizzas, the Italian Government has decreed, are made with a thin crust, fresh plum or cherry tomatoes and mozzarella. Basil, oregano, garlic and olive oil are acceptable toppings but everything else is an affront to Italian cuisine.
An announcement in the Official Gazette — normally reserved for rather drier government regulations — confirmed that the Government is going on the offensive after 20 years of gastronomic hand-wringing about inferior imitations of Italian food.... (read more)

Cheers to Phil for the picture of his lovely home-created pizza which inspired me to look into the history of Real Pizza, which apparently I have never tasted before!

RT:via procphil: @simonpickles Have you seen a REAL pizza before Simon? http://yfrog.com/1xivljless than a minute ago via Yfrog

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